17.000 Euro for Polish medalists of European Championships

May 15, 2014 - News

Polish players won 6 medals during European Championships which took place in Kyrenia. Polish Billiard Association submitted an application in the Ministry of Sport and Tourism for the grants for the medalists. All of them got together 17.000 Euro.

The new generation won in WiK POL TOUR 10-Ball in Bialystok

April 29, 2014 - News

94 players took part in the third in this season tournament of Polish Grand Prix WiK POL TOUR. Beside Polish players we could also watch guests from Lithuania and one guest from USA. Mieszko Fortunski defeated in a final match Wojciech Szewczyk 6:3 and became the winnner.

The success of the activists from Eastern Europe

April 27, 2014 - News

The board of EPBF was influenced by the federations from Eastern Europe and awarded the federations for the medals won at the junior European Championships. Our postulate from the General Meeting in Portoroz was fulfilled, though the amount of prize money first assumed was decreased. It looks really bad when the federation gets 75 Euro for the bronze medal of its player, while the entry fee is 110 Euro!!! The board of EPBF should think about it. Can we still call it a 'proper prize' when its lower than entry fee? Our suggestion was between 110 € and 150 €.

Billiard at The World Games 2017

April 08, 2014 - News

During the congress in Turkey, International World Games Association has accepted the list of the sport disciplines at WG 2017, which will take place in the Polish city - Wroclaw.

Amongst thos disciplines is also billiard, what means that World Confederation of Billiard Sports has completed the obligations imposed by International Olympic Commitee, SportAccord and World Anti Doping Agency. In 2017 the best players will compete in pool, carom and snooker.

Paulina Zabek - office manager of EBC

April 06, 2014 - News

European Billiard Council has the office manager. Paulina Zabek has the university education and was chosen amongst 50 applicants.

She will be responsible for preparing the schedule of the board of EBC and realising the sport projects of the organisation.

The 60th tournament of the Dynamic Best of the East on TV

March 29, 2014 - Best of the East

SLOVAKSPORT TV Chanel from Slovakia provided four hours  of live transmission of the final matches of the Dynamic Best of the East 2014 tournament. It was the biggest tv coverage in the history of the Best of the East series. In the competition – Slovakia 10-Ball, played in the Arena club in Ruzomberok, played 62 people. Tomasz Kaplan from Nosan Kielce (PL) became the winner.

News from Slovakia

March 25, 2014 - News
J. Koniar

Jakub Koniar from Lovos Bratislava got the gold medal in 14/1 during the Championships of Slovakia. In a final match Koniar defeated Jaroslav Polach from SBK Komarno 100:42.

In semifinals they were better than their team friends: Koniar won with Miachal Fuka 100:21 and Polach defeated Koles Balzas 100:32. The tournament took place in Ruzomberok.

15 juniors played in the next competition of Junior Cup cycle. The best of them were young billiard players from KS Kings Trencin - Mattia Skodinu and Sebastian Hladky. In the final of 8-ball Skodinu won with Hladky 5:0. Kristian Mrva from Horses B. Presov and Daniel Land from BC Mostel Liptovsky got the third place.

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2013 - the year of the success of EBC

March 21, 2014 - News

2013 was very successful for European Billiard Council. The organization got new partners and sponsors. Amongst 750 players who took part in EBC's tournaments, 160 were juniors. The building of the International Billiard Training Centre is in progress. The money was given by the municipality of the city of Ketrzyn. The prestigious title of the "Sport Ambassador of the Swietokrzyski Region" was given to the  President of EBC - Marcin Krzeminski by the chapter house consisting of tv, radio and newspapers journalists. Below is the full report concerning the work of EBC in 2013.